Kate Upton, 19, is an American model known best for her appearance in the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Rumors have recently surfaced that Upton is dating New York Jets quarterback, Mark Sanchez.

The New York Post's Page Six reported Wednesday that the Jets' popular quarterback had been seen multiple times visiting Upton's Flatiron apartment in New York City. One source insisted to the tabloid that the two are just friends, but Sanchez has been seen arriving at Upton's New York apartment multiple times after midnight.

Upton has previously been linked to rapper Kanye West, but her dating life has remained mostly under the radar.

The 19-year-old model was born in MIchigan, but raised in Melbourn, Florida. She competed on a national level for the American Paint Horse Association. In 2008, she attended a casting call in Miami for the Elite Model Management and was immediately signed. She then moved to New York where she signed with IMG Models.

In 2011, Upton was featured as Rookie of the Year in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has since modeled for Victoria's Secret and Beach Bunny swimwear. SHe has also appeared in Complex and was named The Woman of the Summer in Esquire magazine.

Upton made her film debut in Tower Heist playing Mr. Hightower's Mistress. She also appeared as an attractive nun in The Three Stooges.

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